TAZEWELL, Tenn. — The Tazewell Police Department said it will no longer respond to non-emergency calls due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Tazewell, Claiborne County and within the community's emergency services.
According to a post on the department's Facebook page, this includes reports or minor parking lot crashes.
If you need a report, you are asked to call Claiborne 911 at 423-626-1911, and they will dispatch an officer to call you.
The department said this does not mean officers are completely unavailable. It is simply taking precautions to limit exposures.
Officials said Tazewell City Hall is closed to the public until further notice.
If you need to speak to the clerk or for a copy of a report, please call 423-626-5104 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.